Sporadic or fluke

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MonicaAndHer6, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. MonicaAndHer6

    MonicaAndHer6 Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my hens laid an egg Sunday morning and haven't seen an egg since. She's 18 weeks this week. Is that a fluke egg or could she be laying every 3 days? I'm bummed. However today I think my other hen laid its smaller and darker. I just looked anyway but still a ill confusing
     
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  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a fairly normal pattern for a first times. It will take about 2-3 weeks for her to get on a regular schedule.
     
  3. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Yes, it's common for laying to be a bit erratic in the beginning. The beginning and end of a lay cycle is also when you are more likely to find double-yolkers.
     
  4. MonicaAndHer6

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    She didn't lay today so I guess she'll lay tomorrow.
     

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